Cops kill dogs literally all the time. It happens so often even the DOJ has taken notice.
Laurel Matthews, a supervisory program specialist with the Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Services (DOJ COPS) office, says it’s an awful lot. She calls fatal police vs. dogs encounters an “epidemic” and estimates that 25 to 30 pet dogs are killed each day by law enforcement officers.
So, when Loveland (CO) police officer Matthew Grashorn arrived on the scene of a non-crime, he did what cops do: he killed someone’s dog. This killing happened only 13 seconds after Officer Grashorn arrived, something confirmed by his own body camera recording.
Colorado residents Wendy Love and Jay Hamm had done nothing more…